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Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

Oct 28
2014

Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

AFAR is pleased to share these opportunities from our peer organization, The New York Academy of Sciences. Pharmacologic Resolution of Inflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Approach Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Location: The New York Academy of Sciences Poster Abstract Deadline: September 26, 2014 Uncontrolled, chronic inflammation is now considered a major component of many widespread diseases, which are now well-recognized as 'inflammatory diseases.' These include arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, periodontal disease and cancer. This full-day symposium reviews recent discoveries and advances related to chronic inflammation, and demonstrates how this work translates into new…


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Beeson Annual Meeting

Oct 8
2014

Beeson Annual Meeting

The Beeson Annual Meeting is held for Beeson Scholars, mentors and other leaders in academic medicine and aging research to review research progress of Scholars, encourage dissemination of their findings, and enhance development of scholarship and leadership. The 2014 Beeson Annual Meeting will be held October 8 - 11 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort and Spa in San Diego, California. A draft agenda is available here.


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MSTAR 20th Anniversary Reception

Sep 9
2014

MSTAR 20th Anniversary Reception

On September 9, 2014, the American Federation for Aging Research, in coordination with long-time program partner, The John A. Hartford Foundation, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Medical Students Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program.  This intimate cocktail reception paid special tribute to long-time MSTAR program supporter and retiring President of the John A. Hartford Foundation, Kathryn D. Wriston. This reception was a unique gathering of MSTAR participates in all roles; mentor, student, and funder.  At which, program mentors, Dr. Marc Lachs and Dr. Rainer Soriano, along with program alumni, Matthew W. Schelke and Matthew Seigerman, from Weill Cornell Medical…


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InfoAging Webinar  |  Muscles & Moves: The Science of Aging & Exercise

Jul 29
2014

InfoAging Webinar | Muscles & Moves: The Science of Aging & Exercise

Tuesday July 29, 3-4pm, EDT Register here by July 23 to secure your spot. Program As we age, exercise does more than help us look and feel better—it’s also proven to significantly reduce the onset of chronic conditions and diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. But why and how? In this one-hour, interactive webinar, expert doctors and scientists will lend insights into the latest biomedical research on exercise in older adults, exploring: • How does cardiovascular exercise reduce the symptoms and onset of chronic conditions as we age? • What is the relationship between muscle strength…


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Jul 16
2014

"The Myth of Senility" - Private Cocktail Reception

On July 16th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. AFAR hosted a special cocktail reception for trust and estate attorneys and interested individuals at the Lotos Club in New York CIty . At this intimate event, attended by 20 legal professionals, Dr. Norman Relkin, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Weil Cornell Medical College and Founding Director of its Memory Disorders Program and a member of AFAR's Board of Directors, tackled the topic of "The Myth of Senility."   Dr. Norman Relkin discussed the concept of successful brain aging and challenged the traditional view of…


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